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Use The Unique Features on the Mulch to Become a Better Gardener!

The Mulch is an independent gardening website with unique features for home gardeners of all levels and gardening businesses of all types.

We've created a number of online features to help you manage your garden and be more successful. Our most unique feature are our Plant Care Reminders.  It's possible for you to either create your own or use other gardeners personalized plant care reminders. Right now we have over 2700 different plants with care reminders.

Our goal is and has always been to provide a place where gardeners can get relevant information about your plants sent to you, instead of searching for it all the time.

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Plant Care Reminders

English Lavender Monthly Plant Care Reminders
Shrubs Steve Brigham

Lavender - English (Lavandula angustifolia) - Monthly Plant Care Reminders

You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!
Sago Palm Plant Care
Trees Walter Andersen Nursery

Sago Palms Plant Care - southern California

Cycads are one of the oldest living plant families. They have been around for thousands of years. They are also one of the slowest growing plants.

Hedera helix (English Ivy) - Monthly…

10677 Pat Hammer
English Ivy Monthly Plant Care
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!

Rose (Rosa hybrid) - Monthly Plant Care…

5243 Steve Brigham
Rose Monthly Plant Care
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!

How to Save Dahlias in Northern Gardens

27512 Chris Eirschele
Dahlia spp
Dahlia plants are perennials that have a limited range of hardiness, from zones 8 – 10.

Gardening Articles

Western Garden Book
Products Ron Vanderhoff

A Chance for you to be a Garden Book Editor

You can't bake a great cake without a great recipe; you can't build a great house without great architectural plans, and as any good gardener will tell you, you can't garden successfully without The Sunset Western Garden Book.
Lotusland
Places Ron Vanderhoff

Seven Days of Chasing Plants around California

I am leaving. My belongings are in the car, the route is mapped and the tank is full.

Steve Goto - Southwest

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Steve Goto
Region: Southwest

How to Prevent and Treat Powdery Mildew

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Brijette Peña
For any of us that grow close to the coast or in areas that get lots of morning dew or…

Plant Recommendations

Mandevilla laxa
Plant Recommendations Brenda Gousha

Brenda's Fragrant Favorites - Southern California

Brenda Gousha's Top Plant Recommendation: Brenda's Fragrant Favorites in Southern California. 
Ceonothus Ray Hartman
Plant Recommendations Dawn Hummel

Shrubs - Oregon

Dawn Hummel's Top Plant Recommendations: Favorite Shrubs for Oregon (Sunset zone 8, USDA zone 6).

Perennials and Small Shrubs - Southern…

7034 Connie Beck
Asclepias curassavica 'Silky Gold'
Connie Beck's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Perennials and Small Shrubs for Southern…

Medium Sized Foundational and Accent…

21835 Greg Rubin
Leymus 'Canyon Prine'
Greg Rubin's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Medium Sized Foundational and Accent…

Trees - Southern California

4129 Phil Tactill
Ginkgo biloba
Phil Tactill's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Trees for Southern California.

Featured Plant Care

Alstroemeria Monthly Plant Care

Lily - Inca (Alstroemeria spp.) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!
Hibiscus Monthly Plant Care

Hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

in Shrubs
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!
Hibiscus Monthly Plant Care

Hibiscus - Lavender Chiffon ( Hibiscus syriacus 'Notwoodone') - Monthly Plant Care Calendar - South

in Shrubs
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!
Passion Fruit Monthly Plant Care

Passion Fruit (Passiflora edulis) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

in Edibles
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!

Latest Articles

Edit Your Tagged Photos!

How to Edit or Remove A Plant "Tag" In Your Garden Photos

Instead of 'Tagging' your friends on Facebook, now you can 'Tag' your Plants in your…
Seed Starting

10 Easy Cut Flowers to Direct Sow

in Seeds
A cut-flower garden or "cutting garden" allows you to bring the beauty of your garden…

Popular Articles

Baseball Field Maintenance

Baseball Field Maintenance - A General Guide for Fields of All Levels

in Lawn
More great baseball field resources can be found here (including a pdf version of this…
Queen Palm Care & Use

The Queen Palm (Syagrus romanzoffiana) Care & Use

in Trees
Jungle Music Palms and Cycads is a family owned and operated business established in 1977
Microgreens

What are Microgreens and How to Grow Them

in Edibles
Microgreens are tiny leafed vegetables that are grown from seed and require very little…
Kahili Ginger Plant Care

Hedychium gardnerianum (Kahili Ginger) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!

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